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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers increase the quality and breadth of Library services for everyone in the community. Thank you for considering contributing your time and skills.

If you are interested, contact the library where you would like to volunteer. If you want to become an adult literacy tutor anywhere in the library system, contact the Adult Literacy Program at 805-564-5619 or

Buellton (805) 688-3115
Carpinteria (805) 684-4314
Eastside (805) 963-3727
Central (805) 564-5623

Click here to view Volunteer opportunities at Central
Goleta (805) 964-7878
Montecito (805) 969-5063
Solvang (805) 688-4214


Volunteer applications are available at each library or can be downloaded above. Once your application is received, you will be contacted for an interview to discuss your skills, interests and potential responsibilities. Every effort is made to ensure both a rewarding experience for every volunteer and enhancement of services to all Library patrons.

Teens: Click here for information about volunteer opportunities or contact Youth Services at (805) 564-5603.

PLEASE NOTE: The Library volunteer program cannot be used to fulfill court-ordered community service hours. For more information about completing court-ordered community service hours in Santa Barbara County, please call (805) 882-3649 or go to the Santa Barbara County Department of Probation Community Service Work website.

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Last Updated: Jul 6, 2017
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